Remembering Caroline John

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Caroline John, best known in Doctor Who circles for playing companion Elizabeth Shaw, has passed away at the age of 72.

John appeared in one season of the classic series. John was part of Jon Pertwee’s inaugural season as the Doctor in 1970.

Remembering Maurice Sendak

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Author Maurice Sendak has passed away at the age of 83.

Remembering Joel Goldsmith

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The musical world has lost the composer who gave us the musical sound behind the Stargate franchise.

Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies

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Computer industry pioneer Jack Tramiel has passed away at the age of 83.

Remembering Ralph McQuarrie

Ralph McQuarrie, who was behind much of the look and feel of the original (and still the best) Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the ago of 82. McQuarrie’s conceptual designs were the basis for some of the trilogy’s iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO.  He also did design work […]

Remembering Jerry Robinson

While many of us may not be familiar with the name Jerry Robinson, most of us probably know the name of his most famous comic book creation. Robinson created Batman’s adversary the Joker for the comic books.

Remembering Anne McCaffrey

The author who gave us the magical world of Pern has passed away. Anne McCaffrey passed away today at the age of 85. She is survived by her three children.

Remembering John Neville

Actor John Neville, best known for his work as the title character in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen and as the Well Manicured Man on The X-Files has passed away. He was 86.

Remembering Karl Slover

One of the actors who played a munchkin in the Wizard of Oz has passed away. Karl Slover was 93.

Remembering Steve Jobs

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Apple’s Steve Jobs lost his fight with cancer at the age of 56.

Jobs died “peacefully,” surrounded by family members, his family said in a statement.

Andy Whitfield Remembered

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Andy Whitfield, the star of Starz Network’s highly successful series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” has lost his battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma at the young age of 39.

Cliff Robertson Remembered

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The iconic actor Cliff Robertson has died at the age of 88. Most remembered by this generation as Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben in the highly successful Spider-Man movies, Robertson had a long and distinguished career as a leading man, character actor, producer, writer and director.

Remembering Fred Steiner

Fred Steiner composed some of the most memorable musical scores in Hollywood, including themes used on multiple episodes of the original Star Trek. Steiner has passed away at the age of 88.

In addition to his work on classic Trek, Steiner composed the theme for TV’s Perry Mason as well as the Oscar nominated score for The Color Purple.

Remembering Peter Falk

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The great actor Peter Falk has passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 83. Most remembered for his landmark television portrayal of disheveled detective “Columbo,” Falk also graced the silver screen in two memorable films for spy-comedy and fantasy genre fans alike in “The In-Laws” (the much better original version of […]

Remembering Roy Skelton

Voice actor Roy Skelton has passed away at the age of 79.

Skelton worked for years on Doctor Who, providing the voices for some of the series most popular adversaries including the Krotons, the Cybermen and the Daleks.